Delhi Capitals (DC) will play Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match number 59 of the IPL 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. This match will be a must-win game for Delhi as a loss will eliminate their chances of reaching the playoffs, and Punjab will also look to get their maximum capacity of 16 points in the table to ensure they have a chance of qualifying for the playoffs.
Although both teams have a very minimal chance to qualify for the playoffs, it will be interesting to witness the contest between these lower-ranked sides who can try to play a spoilsport at a crucial juncture of the tournament.
Numbers and Stats ahead of the DC vs PBKS game:
1 - Axar Patel needs one more wicket to complete picking 50 wickets for DC in the IPL.
Most wickets for DC in the IPL:
Amit Mishra - 106
Kagiso Rabada - 76
Anrich Nortje - 50
Axar Patel - 49
Morne Morkel - 45
2 - Sam Curran needs two more sixes to complete 100 Sixes in T20 cricket.
3 - Arshdeep Singh needs three more wickets to surpass Mohammed Shami and become fourth highest wicket-taker for PBKS in the IPL.
Most wickets for PBKS in the IPL:
Piyush Chawla - 84
Sandeep Sharma - 73
Axar Patel - 61
Mohammed Shami - 58
Arshdeep Singh - 56
5 - Kagiso Rabada has dismissed David Warner five times in T20s overall.
Bowlers to dismiss David Warner most times in T20s:
Ravichandran Ashwin - 5
Kagiso Rabada - 5
Shakib Al Hasan - 5
Umesh Yadav - 5
David Warner vs Kagiso Rabada in T20s:
Inns - 14
Runs - 124
Balls - 83
Outs - 5
29 - Lalit Yadav needs 29 more runs to complete 1000 runs in T20 cricket.
100 - Ishant Sharma will be playing his 100th match in the IPL.
1005 - David Warner has scored the most runs (1005) against PBKS in the IPL history.
Most runs against an opponent in the IPL:
David Warner - 1075 vs KKR
Shikhar Dhawan - 1057 vs CSK
Rohit Sharma - 1040 vs KKR
Virat Kohli - 1030 vs DC
David Warner - 1005 vs PBKS
2020 - Since 2020, Delhi Capitals have won five out of six matches against Punjab Kings in the IPL.
DC vs PBKS in the IPL since 2020:
DC won by Super Over, Dubai (2020)
PBKS won by 5 wickets, Dubai (2020)
DC won by 6 wickets, Mumbai-WS (2021)
DC won by 7 wickets, Ahmedabad (2021)
DC won by 9 wickets, Mumbai-BS (2022)
DC won by 17 runs, Navi Mumbai (2022)